Former Democratic Rep. Lindy Claiborne Boggs attends the Distinguished Service Award ceremony at the Capitol in May 2006 in Washington, D.C. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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President Barack Obama delivered remarks on the Trayvon Martin case from the White House briefing room Friday. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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From the Toronto Islands, one of many real-life Toronto locales in Robert Rotenberg's legal thrillers, visitors have a clear view of the city's skyline. Sean Dawsean/via Flickr hide caption

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